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IMBROS GORGE

Holidays Chania imbros

Hiking at IMBROS GORGE – TAKES PLACE EVERY WEDNESDAY!

  • Discover the 2nd longest gorge in Crete on a walking tour of the Imbros Gorge.
  • Cool down in the Libyan Sea with a refreshing swim and a traditional lunch at a village taverna.
  • See the exquisite beauty of the landscape here

Must Have

  • Proper footwear and socks
  • A hat, sunglasses , a light jumper
  • Sunscreen
  • Bottle of water and light snack
  • Swimsuit and beach towel for the morning
IMBROS GORGE

this hike is NOT suggested for: people facing health problems, or suffering from conditions affecting their lower extremities, pregnant women, the elderly!

Indicative Time-Table

  • 07:00-8:00 Pick up from your hotel
  • 9:40 arrival to Imbros gorge
  • 10:00 start hiking
  • 13:00 exit from the gorge
  • 13:10 arrival to Frangokastello
  • 15:00 departure from Frangokastello
  • 17:00-17:30 arrival to Chania

*the schedule may be subject to change. Always check with your guide!

IMΒROS-GORGE

General Information

Imbros gorge is in the South East part of the White Mountains, it’s length is 7 km, and has slopes up to 300m high. It’s famous due to the rare flora and the beautiful landscape all over the area… Begins from the traditional Cretan village Imbros (800 m high) and ends in the village Komitades (300 m high).
Our bus will pick you up from your hotel and after about 90 minutes drive, we arrive in the village of Imbros…Then follows the walk through the gorge, guided from our license trekking guide, who is going to help you if you need and he will give you information about the whole area. Follows a visit to Frangokastello, where we will have two hours of free time to enjoy the sea! Late in the afternoon, we return by our bus to your hotel.

Frangokastello
IMBROS GORGE

More Info

Imbros Gorge is in province Sfakia and is the second largest gorge in Crete, following Samaria Gorge. The picturesque scenery and its wilderness in combination with the low difficulty make the descent of Imbros ideal for families with children. The walking length of the gorge is 9 km and the course lasts about 2.5 hours. You can walk to the gorge all year round and it is definitely worth seeing. . During your descent you will meet various famous locations such as the “Airplane”, “Stenada”, “Mesofarango” and “Xepitira
Arch”. Imbros gorge was the escape route for thousands of allied troops retreating from the north of the island. During the period of the battle of Crete in 1941 the troops headed for Chora Sfakion to be collected by ships.

IMBROS GORGE

Please note that the following are prohibited inside the gorge: radios, singing, excessive noise, disposal of rubbish in place other than those provided, smoking anywhere other than the rest points, consumption of alcohol!

Prices:

29,00€ + 2,50€ entrance fee = 31,50€ total

Children up to 15 years old have free entrance

Children from 3-12 years old: 15,00€

0-2 years old free without their own seat.


Every WEDNESDAY

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